The Powder Diffraction File™ databases are licensed, copyrighted databases. To to purchase an ICDD database license, an end-user must purchase the license directly through the ICDD or place an order directly through one of our licensed distributors.
Product and Media Available for Purchase –
USB, DVD, or Download: PDF-5+, PDF-4/Axiom, PDF-4/Minerals, and PDF-2
Vendor Software –
ICDD partners with licensed software developers, including equipment manufacturers and independent developers to develop commercial data analysis programs that work seamlessly with our databases.
Ordering Information –
Please send us a sales order via fax, email, or mail. ICDD requires the name of the end-user on all orders. Use product codes in your order, if possible. See the convenient Order/Quotation Form (available 1 September 2023).
Pricing and Products –
The prices and products listed herein supersede all others previously published and are subject to change without notice. ICDD reserves the right to modify or discontinue any product at its discretion. See the Price List or contact our Customer Service Department for the most recent product information and pricing.
Return Policy –
Products may be returned within 30 days from the invoice date for a full refund or credit (excluding shipping/handling). Products must be returned in their original condition to qualify for a refund or credit. Registered products do not qualify. Please complete a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) form to receive approval prior to returning the product. Defective products will be replaced promptly but must be returned for testing.
Warranty Policy –
Customers’ sole remedy for any defective Licensed Product shall be replacement of the Licensed Product, which right must be exercised by written notice given within 30 days of purchase. Defective products will be replaced promptly but must be returned for testing.
Product warranty is on the preferred computer specifications associated with the product release. If you need to change your computer specifications, ICDD recommends that you reference the ReadMe.txt or product insert for your product release to check for compatibility.
Payment Terms –
Wire transfers, credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express), and checks in USD$ and drawn on U.S. banks are acceptable forms of payment. Letters of credit will not be accepted. Payment is due within 30 days from the invoice date. Finance charges of 1.5% per month (annual percentage rate of 18%) may be applied to overdue balances.
ICDD licenses the use of the Powder Diffraction File and software. Licensing for the PDF-5+, PDF-2, and PDF-4 product line are packaged with the DVD, USB, and/or dongle. ICDD’s product licenses are nontransferable and intended for use on a single computer. It is expressly prohibited to access the database over a network or access the database using desktop sharing or screen sharing software*. Please refer to the sales descriptions and product policies for further information on licensing.
*Contact ICDD for PDF-4+/Web licensing.
Orders which include terms and conditions are reviewed prior to order acceptance. Once orders are accepted, they are processed on a first-in/first-out basis.
Note: Customers in Japan and South Korea must order through an ICDD licensed vendor.
All orders shipped by ICDD are F.O.B. Newtown Square, PA, USA. Import duties and all taxes are not included in pricing and are the sole responsibility of the customer. Shipment will be made by a commercial carrier chosen by ICDD. For your convenience, shipping charges will be added to all invoices. Shipments can be insured upon request; additional charges will apply.